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Stress Fracture of the Femoral Shaft in Paget's Disease of Bone: A Case Report.

J Bone Metab 2021 May 31;28(2):171-178. Epub 2021 May 31.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Paget's disease of bone (PDB) is a progressive bone disorder characterized by increased osteoclast-mediated bone resorption and abnormal bone formation. Incomplete atypical femoral fracture, appearing radiographically as a stress fracture at the lateral aspect of the femur, is an uncommon low-trauma fracture frequently seen in association with long-term bisphosphonate therapy. We describe the case of a 61-year-old female patient with PDB who developed a stress fracture at the lateral femoral cortex after 5 doses of intravenous bisphosphonate. Read More

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Describing the Mental Health State of Nurses in British Columbia: A Province-Wide Survey Study.

Healthc Policy 2021 May;16(4):31-45

Case and Contact Management, Pandemic Response, Island Health; Former Consultant, Former Executive Councillor of Occupational Health and Safety, British Columbia Nurses' Union, Burnaby, BC.

A cross-sectional province-wide survey study of 3,978 British Columbia (BC) nurses was conducted to explore the mental health state of the nursing workforce in BC. About one third of nurses reported depression and anxiety; about half reported symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and at least one third reported high levels of one or more dimensions of burnout. Mental health problems were about 1. Read More

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Pythagorean Self-Awareness Intervention for Multiple Sclerosis Patients: A Quasi-Experimental Pragmatic Trial.

Arch Clin Neuropsychol 2021 Jun 15. Epub 2021 Jun 15.

1st Department of Neurology, Aeginition Hospital, Medical School, National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece.

Objective: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder of the central nervous system affecting patients' well-being and quality of life. Pythagorean Self-Awareness Intervention (PSAI) is a novel non-pharmaceutical intervention with significant benefits both in MS and other chronic diseases. In this study, the longstanding effectiveness of PSAI was investigated. Read More

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The early course and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder in very young children: diagnostic prevalence and predictors in hospital-attending children and a randomized controlled proof-of-concept trial of trauma-focused cognitive therapy, for 3- to 8-year-olds.

J Child Psychol Psychiatry 2021 Jun 14. Epub 2021 Jun 14.

Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.

Background: The introduction of developmentally adapted criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has improved the identification of ≤6-year-old children with clinical needs. Across two studies, we assess predictors of the development of PTSD in young children (PTSD-YC), including the adult-led acute stress disorder (ASD) diagnosis, and provide proof of principle for cognitive-focused therapy for this age range, with the aim of increasing treatment options for children diagnosed with PTSD-YC.

Method: Study 1 (N = 105) assessed ASD and PTSD-YC diagnosis in 3- to 8-year-old children within one month and at around three months following attendance at an emergency room. Read More

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Long-term copper exposure promotes apoptosis and autophagy by inducing oxidative stress in pig testis.

Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2021 Jun 15. Epub 2021 Jun 15.

College of Veterinary, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, 510642, China.

Copper (Cu) is a heavy metal which is being used widely in the industry and agriculture. However, the overuse of Cu makes it a common environmental pollutant. In order to investigate the testicular toxicity of Cu, the pigs were divided into three groups and were given Cu at 10 (control), 125, and 250 mg/kg body weight, respectively. Read More

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Mental health impact of the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic on Spanish healthcare workers: A large cross-sectional survey.

Rev Psiquiatr Salud Ment (Engl Ed) 2021 Apr-Jun;14(2):90-105

Center for Public Health Psychiatry, Universitair Psychiatrisch Centrum, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

Introduction: Healthcare workers are vulnerable to adverse mental health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. We assessed prevalence of mental disorders and associated factors during the first wave of the pandemic among healthcare professionals in Spain.

Methods: All workers in 18 healthcare institutions (6 AACC) in Spain were invited to web-based surveys assessing individual characteristics, COVID-19 infection status and exposure, and mental health status (May 5 - September 7, 2020). Read More

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October 2020

Autonomic activity, posttraumatic and nontraumatic nightmares, and PTSD after trauma exposure.

Psychol Med 2021 Jun 15:1-10. Epub 2021 Jun 15.

Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA.

Background: Nightmares are a hallmark symptom of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This strong association may reflect a shared pathophysiology in the form of altered autonomic activity and increased reactivity. Using an acoustic startle paradigm, we investigated the interrelationships of psychophysiological measures during wakefulness and PTSD diagnosis, posttraumatic nightmares, and nontraumatic nightmares. Read More

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Baseline Characteristics and Current Standard of Care (SOC) Among US Veterans with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).

CNS Spectr 2021 Apr;26(2):174-175

Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, Titusville, NJ, USA.

Study Objectives: To describe characteristics of veterans with MDD and the different treatment regimens received during the first observed and treated major depressive episode (MDE).

Methods: A retrospective study was performed using the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) database from 4/1/2015 to 2/28/2019 (study period), supplemented with Medicare Part A/B/D data from 4/1/2015 to 12/31/2017. Adult veterans with ≥1 MDD diagnosis in the VHA database between 10/1/2015 and 2/28/2017 (index date) were included if they received ≥1 line of therapy (LOT) within a complete MDE. Read More

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Exploring the Role of Monoamine Oxidase Activity in Aging and Alzheimer's Disease.

Curr Pharm Des 2021 Jun 11. Epub 2021 Jun 11.

Pre-Clinical Research Unit, King Fahd Medical Research Center, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah. Saudi Arabia.

Monoamine oxidases (MAOs) are a family of flavin adenine dinucleotide-dependent enzymes that exert a crucial role in the metabolism of neurotransmitters of the central nervous system. The impaired function of MAOs is associated with copious brain diseases. The alteration of monoamine metabolism is a characteristics feature of aging. Read More

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Who has sustained psychological symptoms nine years after the Hebei Spirit oil spill?: The Health Effect Research on Hebei Spirit oil spill (HEROS) study.

J Environ Manage 2021 Jun 11;294:112936. Epub 2021 Jun 11.

Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Chungnam, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

This study evaluated risk factors for sustained psychological symptoms in affected residents, nine years after the Hebei Spirit oil spill in Korea in 2007. The participants included residents of high-exposure areas, living within 2 km from the contaminated coast (n = 2013), among the cohort of the Health Effect Research on Hebei Spirit oil spill study from 2009 to 2016. Symptoms for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, psychosocial distress, and anxiety, as well as sociodemographic information were assessed through questionnaire interviews. Read More

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Psychological consequences and differential impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in patients with mental disorders.

Psychiatry Res 2021 Jun 6;302:114045. Epub 2021 Jun 6.

Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital, LMU Munich, Munich, Germany; Schoen Clinic Roseneck, Prien am Chiemsee, Germany; Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.

Objective: People with mental disorders might be differentially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the impact of the pandemic on patients with various psychiatric disorders who were admitted to inpatient treatment.

Methods: Five-hundred thirty-eight inpatients with mental disorders participated in a survey about psychological consequences of the pandemic between March-December 2020. Read More

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Positive screens for mental disorders among healthcare professionals during the first covid19 wave in Belgium.

J Psychiatr Res 2021 May 29;140:329-336. Epub 2021 May 29.

Center for Public Health Psychiatry, Universitair Psychiatrisch Centrum, KULeuven, Belgium.

We examined the manifestation of major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, substance use disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and panic attacks among health care professionals during the first COVID-19 wave (n = 6409) by means of mental disorder screening instruments. Logistic regressions were used to gauge individual risk factors; population attributable risk proportions (PARP) were inferred to identify the most important risk factors at the societal level. Data were weighted to represent general profiles of Belgian health care professionals. Read More

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Resilience to traumatic stress in U.S. military veterans: Application of a novel classification approach in a nationally representative sample.

J Psychiatr Res 2021 Jun 7;140:301-307. Epub 2021 Jun 7.

Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 300 George St Ste 901, New Haven, CT, 06511, USA; National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Clinical Neurosciences Division, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT, 06516, USA.

Resilience has been of particular interest to researchers and clinicians focused on response to trauma. In the current study, we employed a novel, discrepancy-based psychiatric resilience (DBPR) analytic approach to operationalizing resilience and examined its relation to potentially protective psychosocial factors in a nationally representative sample of U.S. Read More

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The mediation effect of depression and alcohol use disorders on the association between post-traumatic stress disorder and obstructive sleep apnea risk in 51,149 Korean firefighters: PTSD and OSA in Korean firefighters.

J Affect Disord 2021 Jun 5;292:189-196. Epub 2021 Jun 5.

Department of Public Health Medical Services, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, 82, Gumi-ro 173 beon-gil, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do 13620, Republic of Korea; Department of Psychiatry, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, 82, Gumi-ro 173 beon-gil, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do 13620, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Background: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is shown to be linked to a higher risk of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Firefighters are at high risk for PTSD given the increased exposure to trauma.  However, the relationship between PTSD and OSA remains unclear in firefighters. Read More

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A living systematic review of the psychological problems in people suffering from COVID-19.

J Affect Disord 2021 Jun 2;292:172-188. Epub 2021 Jun 2.

Center for Evidence-Based Chinese Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China; Institute for Excellence in Evidence-Based Chinese Medicine, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China. Electronic address:

Objectives: We aimed to investigate the psychological problems on people infected with SARS-CoV-2 during the pandemic.

Methods: In this living systematic review and meta-analyses, we searched seven electronic databases for cross-sectional studies and longitudinal studies on psychological problems on COVID-19 patients from Jan 1, 2020 to Oct 7, 2020. The primary outcome was prevalence of various psychological problems such as anxiety, depression, stress, insomnia, somatization, and fear. Read More

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In this together: Psychological wellbeing of foreign workers in the United Arab Emirates during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Int J Psychol 2021 Jun 14. Epub 2021 Jun 14.

Department of Psychology, College of Natural and Health Sciences, Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The COVID-19 pandemic and the associated infection prevention and control measures (e.g. quarantine, lockdown and isolation), have had an adverse impact on mental health. Read More

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Advances in the pharmacotherapeutic management of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Expert Opin Pharmacother 2021 Jun 14:1-12. Epub 2021 Jun 14.

Pharmacology Division, University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.

: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a mental disorder, is associated with anxiety, depression, and social awkwardness resulting from past traumatic episodes like natural disasters, accidents, terrorist attacks, war, rape, and sexual violence. It affects primarily the amygdala, cortex, and hippocampus where neurochemical changes result in altered behavior. PTSD patients display impaired fear extinction, and past events keep haunting them. Read More

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Assessment of Psychological Distress in Health-care Workers during and after the First Wave of COVID-19: A Canadian Longitudinal Study: Évaluation de la Détresse Psychologique Chez Les Travailleurs de la Santé Durant et Après la Première Vague de la COVID-19: une étude longitudinale canadienne.

Can J Psychiatry 2021 Jun 14:7067437211025217. Epub 2021 Jun 14.

Centre de recherche de 26612l'Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal (CR-IUSMM), Québec, Canada.

Objectives: Health-care workers (HCW) exposed to COVID-19 are at risk of experiencing psychological distress. Although several cross-sectional studies have been carried out, a longitudinal perspective is needed to better understand the evolution of psychological distress indicators within this population. The objectives of this study were to assess the evolution of psychological distress and to identify psychological distress trajectories of Canadian HCW during and after the first wave of COVID-19. Read More

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Efficacy of individual and group cognitive processing therapy for military personnel with and without child abuse histories.

J Consult Clin Psychol 2021 May;89(5):476-482

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center.

Many clinicians question whether patients with a history of childhood trauma will benefit from trauma-focused treatment. In this secondary analysis, we examined whether reports of childhood abuse moderated the efficacy of cognitive processing therapy (CPT) for active-duty military with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Service members ( = 254, mean age 33. Read More

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Ribosome traffic jam in neurodegeneration: decoding hurdles in Huntington disease.

Cell Stress 2021 May 3;5(6):86-88. Epub 2021 May 3.

The Scripps Research Institute, Department of Neuroscience, Jupiter, FL, USA.

A ribosome typically moves at a particular rate on a given mRNA transcript to decode the nucleic acid information required to synthesize proteins. The speed and directionality of the ribosome movements during mRNA translation are determined by the mRNA sequence and structure and by various decoding factors. However, the molecular mechanisms of this remarkable movement during protein synthesis, or its relevance in brain disorders, remain unknown. Read More

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Can neuroscience help to understand narcissism? A systematic review of an emerging field.

Personal Neurosci 2021 28;4:e3. Epub 2021 May 28.

Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany.

Narcissism is a Janusian personality construct, associated with both grandiose self-assuredness and dominance, as well as vulnerable insecurity and reactivity. Central questions of intra- and interpersonal functioning in narcissism are still a matter of debate. Neuroscience could help to understand the paradoxical patterns of experience and behavior beyond the limitations of self-reports. Read More

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Insights from a laboratory and naturalistic investigation on stress, rumination and frontal brain functioning in MDD: An fNIRS study.

Neurobiol Stress 2021 Nov 24;15:100344. Epub 2021 May 24.

Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany.

Recent research has emphasized rumination as an important maintaining factor in various mental disorders. However, operationalization and therefore induction of rumination in experimental settings poses a major challenge in terms of ecological validity. As stress seems to play a key role in everyday situations eliciting rumination, we conducted two stress paradigms while assessing behavioral and neurophysiological measures. Read More

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November 2021

Depletion of and in Murine Lung Epithelial Cells Ameliorates Bleomycin-Induced Lung Fibrosis by Inhibiting the β-Catenin Signaling Pathway.

Front Cell Dev Biol 2021 26;9:639162. Epub 2021 May 26.

Department of Cardiac Development and Remodeling, Max-Planck-Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Bad Nauheim, Germany.

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) represents the most aggressive form of pulmonary fibrosis (PF) and is a highly debilitating disorder with a poorly understood etiology. The lung epithelium seems to play a critical role in the initiation and progression of the disease. A repeated injury of lung epithelial cells prompts type II alveolar cells to secrete pro-fibrotic cytokines, which induces differentiation of resident mesenchymal stem cells into myofibroblasts, thus promoting aberrant deposition of extracellular matrix (ECM) and formation of fibrotic lesions. Read More

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Mental Health Status of Late-Middle-Aged Adults in China During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic.

Front Public Health 2021 26;9:643988. Epub 2021 May 26.

Peking University Sixth Hospital, Peking University Institute of Mental Health, National Health Commission (NHC) Key Laboratory of Mental Health (Peking University), National Clinical Research Center for Mental Disorders (Peking University Sixth Hospital), Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Research Unit, Peking University, Beijing, China.

The novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and related compulsory measures have triggered a wide range of psychological issues. However, the effect of COVID-19 on mental health in late-middle-aged adults remains unclear. This cross-sectional, web-based survey recruited 3,730 participants (≥ 50 years old) between February 28 and March 11 of 2020. Read More

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The Use of Clonidine in the Treatment of Debilitating Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors Comorbid With Depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Case Report.

Cureus 2021 May 9;13(5):e14920. Epub 2021 May 9.

Psychiatry, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, USA.

Clonidine is an alpha-2 agonist traditionally used as an antihypertensive, and more recently in the treatment of psychiatric disorders such as attention-deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD), tic disorders such as Tourette's syndrome, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, there are scarce data in the literature about the use of clonidine in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). In this report, we present the case of a 16-year-old female suffering from OCD. Read More

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Protective Predictors Associated With Posttraumatic Stress and Psychological Distress in Chinese Nurses During the Outbreak of COVID-19.

Front Psychol 2021 26;12:684222. Epub 2021 May 26.

Medical Psychological Center, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, China.

The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) posed an unprecedented threat to Chinese healthcare professionals. Nevertheless, few studies notably focused on the mental health conditions of nurses and explored protective factors to prevent posttraumatic stress and psychological distress. This study aimed to explore the prevalence and the predictive factors especially defensive predictors associated with posttraumatic stress and psychological distress in nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

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Identity Functioning and Eating Disorder Symptomatology: The Role of Cognitive Emotion Regulation Strategies.

Front Psychol 2021 28;12:667235. Epub 2021 May 28.

Department of Psychology, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

Adolescence is the most critical life period for the development of eating disorder (ED) symptomatology. Although problems in identity functioning and emotion dysregulation have been proven important risk and maintaining factors of ED symptomatology, they have never been integrated in a longitudinal study. The present study is part of the Longitudinal Identity research in Adolescence (LIA)-study and aimed to uncover the temporal interplay between identity functioning, cognitive emotion regulation, and ED symptomatology in adolescence. Read More

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Post-traumatic Growth and Related Influencing Factors in Discharged COVID-19 Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Front Psychol 2021 26;12:658307. Epub 2021 May 26.

Department of Nephrology, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, China.

The purpose of this study is to investigate the current state of post-traumatic growth (PTG) and identify its influencing factors in discharged COVID-19 patients. PTG refers to individual experiences of significant positive change arising from the struggle with a major life crisis. This descriptive cross-sectional study used the convenient sampling method to recruit 140 discharged COVID-19 patients in Hunan, China. Read More

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Reward Processing and Circuit Dysregulation in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

Front Psychiatry 2021 28;12:559401. Epub 2021 May 28.

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, College Station, TX, United States.

Past decades have witnessed substantial progress in understanding of neurobiological mechanisms that contribute to generation of various PTSD symptoms, including intrusive memories, physiological arousal and avoidance of trauma reminders. However, the neurobiology of anhedonia and emotional numbing in PTSD, that have been conceptualized as reward processing deficits - reward wanting (anticipation of reward) and reward liking (satisfaction with reward outcome), respectively, remains largely unexplored. Empirical evidence on reward processing in PTSD is rather limited, and no studies have examined association of reward processing abnormalities and neurocircuitry-based models of PTSD pathophysiology. Read More

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